Bastille Day (07/13/1971)

July 16, 2021, 11:00 pm

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18th depiction of prison fortress
Detail of a print (c. 1790) depicting the storming of the Bastille (Public domain, via Paris Musées Collection)

On July 13, 1971, Studs Terkel presented this program of “music and reflections and a bit of history” about the French national holiday, Bastille Day.